Heineken, Royal Vopak, Ageas, Befimmo: Benelux Equity Preview
The following companies may have unusual price changes in Benelux markets. Stock symbols are in parentheses, and prices are from the previous close.
Heineken NV (HEIA) : The world’s third-largest brewer by volume is scheduled to report first-half results. Heineken fell 0.8 percent to 36.21 euros.
Royal Vopak NV (VPK NA): The world’s largest chemical and oil storage company may report first-half earnings before interest and taxes of 223 million euros, according to the median estimate of five analysts surveyed in a Bloomberg poll. Vopak rose 1.5 percent to 31.22 euros.
Wavin NV (WAVIN) : Europe’s largest maker of plastic pipes for sewers may report second-quarter sales of 397 million euros, according to the median estimate of four analysts surveyed by Bloomberg. Wavin fell 0.3 percent to 6.08 euros.
Ageas (AGS) : The insurer formerly known as Fortis reports second-quarter results before the market opens. The shares dropped 3.5 percent to 1.09 euros.
Befimmo SCA (BEFB BB): Belgium’s second-biggest real-estate investment fund, said fiscal nine-month earnings before property valuation losses and changes in the value of derivatives declined 16 percent and maintained its dividend forecast. The shares fell 0.1 percent to 55.64 euros.
Agfa-Gevaert NV (AGFB) : Europe’s largest maker of prepress products reports second-quarter results before the market opens. Agfa shares rose 1.6 percent to 1.88 euros.